A Nielsen report states online purchase intentions around the world have doubled since 2011 for many durable and entertainment-related categories. Nearly half of global respondents intend to make an online purchase in the next six months in high-prominence categories including clothing (46 percent), and airline (48 percent) and hotel (44 percent) reservations.
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Break Out Of Paltry POS Sales
Selling complementary IT solutions and professional services contracts are driving this retail VAR’s projected 150 percent revenue growth.
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VARs can add to value and revenue with additional POS features.
Retail Management System Replaces Paper-Based Process
New POS software helps solve a liability problem while growing a customer database at this indoor trampoline park.
POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY
The Cloud Channel-Partnership Checklist: 7 Key Elements For Successful Partnering
Do you need to build a successful cloud channel partnership? Do you need to sell to mid- to large-size enterprise customers? Worry not — there are a few strategies that can help growing organizations succeed while building a successful channel partner program in the process. Implemented correctly, channel partnerships can offer a vertical focus, local contacts, and ultimately the business know-how that can take vendors years to acquire. Done right, a vendor can bring maximum return for both sales and financial success to the organization.
Channel Sales Vendor/Partner Relationships: What Vendors Want (Part 4)
It’s not love at first sight. It is all about the relationship between the vendor and the partner if a channel sales partnership is to be successful. A better understanding of what a vendor expects from a partner helps the solution provider make well informed and prudent business decisions that have a positive and profitable impact on their organization.
The PDF Paradigm: Should You Use PDF On The Web?
It’s been 21 years since Adobe debuted the Adobe Acrobat suite and introduced the PDF (portable document format) file format. Adobe also launched a free PDF reader in order to make PDF ubiquitous. You only had to purchase the software if you wanted to actually create PDF documents.
Tips To Identify And Leverage A Wedge To Break Into Managed Services
A few years ago, one of my vendors held an online event with author Randy Schwantz as guest. Schwantz had written two books about using “The Wedge” to displace your competitor’s and win more clients. After an hour on the phone, I was hooked. The very next week I used some of these techniques in a prospect meeting to ultimately get my competition fired and land the client’s entire business — a client from which I am still making monthly recurring revenue. I have used these techniques ever since with great success.
The Impact Of Apple Pay On The Retail IT Channel And POS Resellers
By now, everyone in the reseller community should be aware of Apple Pay, Apple’s new mobile payment system. With Apple Pay, the actual credit and debit card numbers are not stored on the device nor on Apple servers. Instead, device account numbers, a new NFC (near field communication) antenna design, touch ID, a dedicated chip called the Secure Element, and dynamic security codes are utilized to keep transactions secure and protect account information. Apple has also assembled a line-up of the major payment networks, gateway providers, and high profile retailers to support Apple Pay out of the gate. Apple is hoping that its scale and reputation will be the catalyst to reenergize mobile payment adoption, which to date has been quite disappointing.
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Increase POS And Payment Processing Revenue By Protecting Your Customers
The two worlds of point-of-sale systems and payment processing continue to envelop one another and promises to advance in 2015.
Making The Business Case For POS As-A-Service
Benefits include low initial costs for users, recurring revenue streams for VARs, and future-proofing against outdated technology.
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For the second year, Ted Clark, global business partner channel leader at Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, introduced— with song — the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW keynote speaker.
Channel Transitions East Attendees Learn How To Increase Revenue With Mercury
At Channel Transitions East on July 22, 2014 at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport, Chris Allen, director of demand generation for Mercury, tells how Mercury channel partners can increase revenue.
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Mercury Discusses Recurring Revenue At Channel Transitions West
For Business Solutions magazine readers who couldn’t attend Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA, Jake West, who manages Mercury’s business development team, shares in this video what he discussed with conference attendees, including finding recurring revenue streams for your business.